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Post-Corporate; are you ready for positive change?

Post-Corporate; are you ready for positive change?

You’ve spent years studying at University, landed your dream job shortly after and spent the next few years advancing through the corporate ladder. Now what? Why not work for something that you truly believe in, place value in and do your bit to help change or create a positive social impact. Seeking an opportunity to do something more meaningful in your everyday life resonates with a vast majority; they’ve come to the realisation that they want more out of life and are in a position to give back to their community and beyond those boundaries.    

Why the World needs Social Entrepreneurs

Why the World needs Social Entrepreneurs

If you are a budding Social Entrepreneur or are passionate about a business that creates impact why not apply now for the One10 Capacity Building Programs kicking off early 2018. Applications close 5th January 2018.

Clann's Social Enterprise Approach to Childcare

Clann's Social Enterprise Approach to Childcare

Proud to announce today that Impact Investor and One10 Founder, Geoff Gourley and One10 are backing a new Regionally-Based Social Enterprise venture called Clann. 

New Mentoring and Non-Executive Programs launched.

New Mentoring and Non-Executive Programs launched.

Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur or a first time business owner having a mentor to support, guide and be there with you is critical.

Connecting with high quality and aligned professional mentors can be challenging and getting the right help you need, when you need it, can accelerate your progress out of sight.

Vote for our Founder in the 2016 Impact 25 awards.

Vote for our Founder in the 2016 Impact 25 awards.

Our Founder, Geoff Gourley, has been nominated for the 2016 Impact 25 awards.  Voting time is limited, please follow the link in the blog.

November 2016 Melbourne Social Drinks

November 2016 Melbourne Social Drinks

A recap of our most recent Social Drinks in Melbourne with bios and links to 6 fantastic businesses in the One10 tribe.

Innovation in the Not For Profit sector.

Innovation in the Not For Profit sector.

The most common challenge listed by the not-for profit sector is funding, the second is people or time. Its time to dispel the myths around successful not-for profits and start innovating.

How to unleash the potential of your not-for-profit

How to unleash the potential of your not-for-profit

Australian not-for-profits take on the toughest social and environmental challenges we face as a nation. You are increasingly providing essential services to our communities on behalf of government, and perform important activities to create a more inclusive, equal and sustainable world. Not-for-profits are an integral part of Australian society and currently employ 10% of the Australian workforce, or more than 1 million people.

Opportunities for Innovation and Collaboration in the ASEAN.

Opportunities for Innovation and Collaboration in the ASEAN.

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the World Economic Forum on the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I was selected to be one of the fourteen Global Shapers (an initiative of the World Economic Forum with over 500 Hubs around the world) to represent young voices at the event. I applied to go because I wanted to know more about South East Asian nations due to their proximity to Australia.

How a country kid became a social enterprise accelerator

How a country kid became a social enterprise accelerator

Geoff Gourley, Founder of One10, shares the story of his journey to launching the company.

Stepping out – My journey to becoming a social entrepreneur

Stepping out – My journey to becoming a social entrepreneur

As an engineer graduate I never envisaged myself going down an entrepreneurial path. I was keen to work within a large corporate and climb the career ladder. That person seems a million miles away from where I am today. I chose engineering for a few reasons, a strong one being the range of potential careers that you could have without being restricted to a certain field, but instead have transferable skills. 

What will you promise?

What will you promise?

One10 has just started working with a social enterprise that gives you an excellent reason to follow through on your promises – Promise or Pay.

Promise or Pay’s vision is to inspire millions of people to be the best they can be and, at the same time, encourage and facilitate much needed donations for charity.

One10 Founder selected as CSIRO Innovation Mentor

One10 Founder selected as CSIRO Innovation Mentor

One10 Founder, Geoff Gourley has recently been selected as Innovation Mentor to the CSIRO Lean LaunchPad Accelerator.

Discovering resilience and managing emotional investment

Discovering resilience and managing emotional investment

I was sitting in another meeting with a potential investor last week. It was very much the same old spiel until the woman running it said something that really resonated: “We don’t invest in just anyone. We need to make sure you’re resilient.” That was followed up by a number of examples of resilience at work, in personal life, and during conflict and rejection.

Presenting to an international delegation – an exciting morning!

Presenting to an international delegation – an exciting morning!

The team at One10 was honoured to present today to a delegation of Government officials from the Philippines (many of whom were female – something we can learn from here in Australia!) organised by the Asian Development Bank.

Becoming a Rare Birds Ambassador on International Women’s Day!

Becoming a Rare Birds Ambassador on International Women’s Day!

On this special day, International Women’s Day, we are proud that our founder Geoff Gourley has been appointed as a Global Ambassador for Rare Birds. He is among 14 other incredible individuals, all working towards gender parity and supporting entrepreneurs.

One10 launches its Corporate Program and Innovation Challenge

One10 launches its Corporate Program and Innovation Challenge

Corporate Australia is critical to addressing social and environmental issues and improving the lives of those less fortunate. Many large corporations are well positioned to enable incredibly valuable and essential services to be delivered. In fact many are already delivering positive outcomes under existing Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental programs.

How to nail your launch party.

How to nail your launch party.

How does one launch a social enterprise? What needs to happen for it to be considered a success? One10 has just hosted its launch party and we considered it to be a roaring success! So we thought we’d share how we put it together, as well as a big lesson we picked up along the way.

Strategy Day.

Strategy Day.

We knew that over the holiday season everyone had some time to wind down, step back from the daily busyness of work. So, we decided to dedicate some time to sharing the musings and inspiration this downtime gleaned

Three… Two… One… TAKEOFF

Three… Two… One… TAKEOFF

Three… Two… One… TAKEOFF

Haven’t you heard yet? One10 has officially launched!

On Friday the 11th the team gathered together to celebrate and share the news with the Australian Community.

We received a visit from Philip Dalidakis, Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation & Trade, who candidly remarked,

Organisations like One10 have an important role in building the [startup] sector’s capacity and developing innovative and technology based solutions to these problems.

We couldn’t have put it better ourselves!

By getting behind local startups, social enterprises and not-for-profits, One10 is looking forward to working with incredible people who are inspired and driven to tackle societal issues of today.

The excitement of the day was further elevated by the announcement of our sponsorship by Ernst & Young, which has agreed to work with One10 to provide services, experience, and connections to promote and improve the skills of its community and create new relationships that will help the startups achieve their goals.

You can read more about the launch by heading to:

Here’s a program to help more Australian companies emulate Kickstarter – By Josh Nicholas

Geoff Gourley launches One10, Melbourne accelerator dedicated to social enterprise startups – By Gina Baldassarre

Social enterprise incubator was only a matter of time for Geoff Gourley – By Mark Kearney